Flood

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01 May 2016 description

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Sunday 5/1/2016 - 12:07 GMT

At least 16 people were killed when a six-storey residential building due for demolition collapsed in Nairobi in torrential weekend storms, local authorities said Sunday.

“The people dead from this incident is now 16,” said National Disaster Management Unit head Pius Masai.

Authorities had initially put the death toll from Friday's building collapse in the northern district of Huruma at 12 Saturday night.

30 Apr 2016 description

De acuerdo a un reporte preliminar del CMGRD las fuertes lluvias que se presentaron entre la tarde de ayer y parte de la noche en el Casco Urbano y zonal Rural de Villavicencio, causaron un taponamiento de ductos y alcantarillas, afectando a 20 barrios.

El torrencial aguacero causó el desbordamiento del río Guatiquia perjudicando los sectores de La isla, El progreso y Pozo Azul donde se registran 7 viviendas destruidas por deslizamiento, del mismo modo el crecimiento del Río Maizaro damnificó las zonas de San Marcos, pinilla y 13 de mayo.

30 Apr 2016 description

The last 24 hours have seen heavy rains within the Juba and Shabelle basins both in Ethiopia and Somalia. This has led to a drastic increase of river levels along the two rivers. Today the river level at Luuq along Juba is 6.10m which above the high risk of flooding. River flooding have reported in Luuq area and the surrounding.

30 Apr 2016 description
report Redhum

Fuente: Diario Libre

Los torrenciales que se han sucedido en el país en los últimos días han afectado dos viviendas, y obligado a que unas 135 personas fueran desplazadas a casas de familiares y amigos.

El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) subió a alerta amarilla a ocho provincias y otras cuatro en verde.

En alerta amarilla están La Vega, Monseñor Nouel, Monte Plata, Hato Mayor, La Romana, La Altagracia, El Seibo y San Pedro de Macorís y en verde el Gran Santo Domingo, Santiago, San Cristóbal y Espaillat.

30 Apr 2016 description
report El Comercio

Las lluvias registradas en Latacunga ocasionaron que varios puntos de la ciudad se inundaran. El personal con el apoyo de la maquinaria del Municipio local realizan la limpieza en los sectores La Calera, Valle Hermoso, San Felipe y la parroquia Aláquez hoy, viernes 29 de abril del 2016.

30 Apr 2016 description
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Dry conditions developing in the Gulf of Guinea region and northern Hispaniola

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Poorly-distributed rainfall since O ctober 2015 has resulted in large moisture deficits, leading to wilted crops, livestock deaths, and reduced water availability over many areas of Southern Africa. With the season coming to an end, recovery is unlikely.

30 Apr 2016 description
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Government declares state of national disaster due to drought

KEY MESSAGES

30 Apr 2016 description
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Food security to remain stable or improve slightly during March to May long rains

KEY MESSAGES

30 Apr 2016 description

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Saturday 4/30/2016 - 17:27 GMT

by Peter MARTELL

At least 12 people died when a building collapsed in Nairobi, officials said Saturday, as rescuers scrambled to find more survivors after torrential storms which killed another seven people.

President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the ruins of the six-storey building, where residents perished after concrete floors collapsed down on top of each other during heavy rainstorms on Friday.

30 Apr 2016 description

Landslides and floods affect homes in the provinces of Azuay and Morona Santiago: Heavy rains in Azuay and Morona Santiago in southern Ecuador caused homes to be affected and rivers to overflow on April 28, 2016. A landslide occurred and damaged homes in the eastern canton of Guachapala in Azuay, another landslide occurred near the municipality of Guachapala. In Morona Santiago, rivers overflowed flooding homes.

30 Apr 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Between September through December 2015, FSNAU conducted 40 standard nutrition assessments across most regions and livelihood zones of Somalia, covering displaced, urban and rural populations. The assessment covered 27 455 Children (6-59 months) from 16 538 households. Both Weight-for-Height and MUAC measurements were taken for the 34 surveys while, only Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) measurement was taken in the remaining 6 surveys due to security constraints.

30 Apr 2016 description

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has made a commitment of US$ 1.4 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to support the Agency’s camp infrastructure improvement project in Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem. UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and OFID Director-General Suleiman J.

30 Apr 2016 description
report AlertNet

By Emma Batha

LONDON, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somaliland risks descending into famine amid a severe drought that has killed thousands of livestock, an international aid agency warned on Friday, adding there were reports of some women being set upon by hyenas after collapsing from hunger.

Read the full article on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

30 Apr 2016 description
report Kenya Red Cross

Current Situation

Following the heavy rains and subsequent flash floods and building collapse in Huruma Estate on 29th April 2016, KRCS has continued to work with other stakeholders and partners in carrying out various interventions that include assessment in various flooded slum estates, and search and rescue mission in Huruma – the scene of collapsed building.

29 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Nationally, 7,058 children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted to therapeutic treatment programmes since December 2015. Almost 17% (1,162) of these admissions took place in emergency response districts where active nutrition screening is taking place. In these same districts the number of children admitted for SAM treatment has more than doubled from 364 during the period January 2015 to March 2015 to 834 during the period January 2016 to March 2016 (these figures exclude referrals and transfers).

29 Apr 2016 description

Alrededor de 450 familias de la comunidad Nuevo Israel, en el municipio de San Salvador, serán beneficiadas con una obra de protección que se encuentra en fase final y que busca darles mayor tranquilidad durante la época lluviosa, evitando deslizamientos e inundaciones.

29 Apr 2016 description

Poco o poco se va posesionando la temporada de lluvias en buena parte del país. En casi un mes del inicio de la temporada se han presentado 171 eventos, en 130 municipios de Colombia y dejando un saldo de 15 personas fallecidas.

Inundaciones: 76 Deslizamientos: 48 Vendavales: 34 Creciente súbita: 7 Tormenta eléctrica: 2 Avalancha: 2 Avenida torrencial: 2 Granizada: 1

29 Apr 2016 description

More than 50,000 people affected by floods- Update: The province of Corrientes in the northeast region has been the hardest-hit area affecting a total of 20,903 people, 2,700 of whom had to leave their homes. In addition, at least four people are dead and one missing from the floods in the northern province of Misiones, where the storm caused rivers to overflow, damaged homes and caused power outages in many cities. (OS: REDLAC)

29 Apr 2016 description

Los ríos experimentaron en las últimas horas una leve crecida llegando sus marcas a 6,01 metros y 6,06 metros, un centímetro más que ayer, mientras que hay 2.433 evacuados.

Los ríos Paraná y Salado experimentaron en las últimas horas una leve crecida llegando sus marcas a 6,01 metros y 6,06 metros, un centímetro más que ayer, informaron Prefectura Naval Delegación Santa Fe y el Observatorio de la Universidad Nacional del Litoral, mientras que hay 2.433 evacuados.